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Nigerian Government Deports Seven Koreans, Places Life Ban On Them

The Federal Government has deported seven Koreans. And then banned them from entering Nigeria for life.

A statement from the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, gave the names of the Koreans as Jo Sun Phil, Hang Sung Chol, Che Chin Hyok, Pak Yong Gon, Ri Yong Il, Ri Hak Su and Ri Tong Nam. The statement said they are all citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) deported from “Nigeria for life.”

The Comptroller said the deportation order is based on the powers conferred on him by the Immigration Act 2015.

“They were deported to their country of origin on the available flight on the 15th October, 2019 through Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.”the statement read

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